Basic Site Details

Name: St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association Department Store and Dairy
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: It is not clear which of the Co-operative stores in Bread Street Mottram worked on. Laidlaw does not specify.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Point HotelYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 228-58, Bread StreetYes 
Item 2 of 212-34, FountainbridgeYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 81892  Original work by John McLachlan
Item 2 of 81898  Work by T P Marwick modelled on McLachlan's
Item 3 of 81914  Extension and dairy
Item 4 of 81937  Modern extension by T Waller Marwick
Item 5 of 81938  Proposed new showrooms
Item 6 of 8Late 1950s Alterations and additions 
Item 7 of 819962001Alteration/conversionConversion to Point Hotel
Item 8 of 8c. 2001 Won award or awardsNumerous awards for conversion

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 14John McLachlanArchitect 1892 Original palazzo building
Item 2 of 14Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectB1898 Extension - matching McLachlan's work
Item 3 of 14T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceC1914 Further extension and dairy
Item 4 of 14Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectC1914 Further extension and dairy
Item 5 of 14Thomas Purves MarwickArchitectC1914 Further extension and dairy
Item 6 of 14T P Marwick & SonArchitectural practiceD1937 Modern extension for furniture store - see separate entry
Item 7 of 14Thomas Craigie MarwickArchitectD1937 Modern extension for furniture store - see separate entry
Item 8 of 14Thomas Waller MarwickArchitectD1937 Modern extension for furniture store - see separate entry
Item 9 of 14John Fraser MatthewArchitectE1938 Proposed new showrooms
Item 10 of 14Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceE1938 Proposed new showrooms
Item 11 of 14A H Mottram & SonArchitectural practiceGLate 1950s Alterations?
Item 12 of 14James Allan Hugh Mottram (or James A H Mottram)ArchitectGLate 1950s Alterations?
Item 13 of 14James Robertson LaidlawArchitectGLate 1950s Alterations?
Item 14 of 14Andrew DoolanArchitectK19962001Conversion to Point Hotel

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Cant, Malcolm2005Edinburgh shops past and present Malcolm Cant publicationsp80
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdpp262-263
Item 3 of 3St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association First fifty years of St Cuthbert's Co-operative Association Ltd, 1859-1909   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News1937Jul-Dec p89
Item 2 of 2Architectural ReviewAugust 1937  p65

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Courtesy of James Robertson LaidlawInformation sent to Dictionary Sent April 2010
Item 2 of 4Edinburgh City ArchivesEdinburgh Dean of Guild  
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28347 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR E/148